Idiopathic parkinson’s disease and mania: The effect of mania on the movement disorder

Matthew A. Menza, Edward Chastka

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Abstract

A patient with a history of both idiopathic Parkinson's disease and bipolar disorder is described. As the patient became manic her parkinsonism improved and she developed an athetoid movement disorder. The case is discussed in light of dopaminergic theories of psychosis and movement disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-305
Number of pages5
JournalNeuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology
Volume2
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychology(all)
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

Keywords

  • Dopamine
  • Mania
  • Movement disorder
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Psychosis

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